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Uni ‘thesis gate’ lands Taiwan politicians in hot water

Election posters of Taipei mayoral candidates at a restaurant in Taiwan on Nov 17, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS
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TAIPEI - Some Taiwanese politicians are falling from grace after getting caught in plagiarism scandals.

Last weekend alone, two high-profile politicians from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) had their postgraduate degrees revoked by their universities.

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